The Board of Management comprises up to 10 board members and is responsible for the control of the Association including the overall strategic policies and monitoring compliance.
Members are drawn from a wide background and voluntarily share their skills and dedicate time and energy to ensure the Association is steered in the right direction.
- The Board of Management (or a Sub-Committee) meets 10 times per year and it is the Members’ responsibility to establish and maintain systems of control.
- The day to day operations are delegated to the Chief Executive and Executive Management Team.
- Board Members are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.
If you would like more information on how to become a Board Member please email us at [email protected] or Telephone: 01267 232714
Tim was elected as Chair at the Board of Management meeting held on the 15 August 2022, having joined the Board in August 2020.
After 35 years with Lloyds Bank he took early retirement in 2018. For the last 10 years of his career he was the Regional Operations Manager for their branches across Wales and the West with responsibility for Cost, Budget and Resource Management, Customer Advocacy, implementation of the Bank’s Change Programme, the Bank’s physical Estate and Network planning.
Tim is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a Vice Chair of the St. Davids Diocesan Board of Finance, Vice Chair of the Diocesan Standing Committee, a Lay Member of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales and also sits on its Standing Committee along with its Business and Appointments Committee.
Andrew was elected as the Vice Chair at the Board of Management meeting held on the 15 August 2022.
Andrew became a Board Member in 2013 and is also the Chair of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee.
Andrew’s career as a Solicitor is ideal for such an appointment as his attention to detail and ability to analyse complex information means that he can support committees through detailed reports and recommendations.
Board Member (BA (Hons), Ad Dip, FCIM, FIDM, MCIPR, Chartered Marketer)
Simon became a Board Member in July 2017 and has also been a member of the Personnel & Remuneration Committee since October 2018.
Simon is a multi-award-winning marketing and business development professional with over 19 years’ experience in delivering successful marketing strategies up to director/board level. He specialises in the strategic and practical application of marketing and BD principles across a range of sectors.
Simon is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow of the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, Member of the Chartered Institute of PR, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Marketors, Freeman of the City of London and was selected as a Google Local Champion for Wales.
He is currently a Marketing, Business Development and PR Consultant and a Wales Board Member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing.
He is currently the Communications Officer for The Welsh Blood Service, a division of Velindre University NHS Trust.
Ann became a Board Member in July 2017. Ann has been a solicitor since 1997, is a Director at Morgan LaRoche Solicitors and for the last 16 years has specialised in property transactions in the social housing sector.
Her daily contact with Registered Social Landlords throughout Wales means that Ann is well aware of the challenges faced by the sector and her insight will assist in the Association’s decision making.
Arwyn was appointed a Board Member during the Annual General Meeting in July 2018. He is a Farmer & Chartered Surveyor.
For the past 34 years, he has practised as a surveyor with the District Valuer’s & more recently the Valuation Office Agency covering all aspects of property valuation.
He is also currently the National Chairman & Director of the British Charollais Sheep Society & regularly promote their interests in the UK & Ireland.
Past Chairman for 15 years of a semi professional rugby club with responsibility for their budgetary control & strategic planning.
Paul was elected as a full member to the Board of Management and Performance, Audit & Risk Committee in August 2019 and was elected as the Chair in 2023; the committee is responsible for scrutinising the performance and finances of the organisation.
Paul is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) now retired. Paul was Corporate Treasurer with Gwalia Housing Group for 24yrs responsible for the Treasury Management function, playing a leading part in arranging all the loans included in Gwalia’s loan portfolio (over £270 million). He was the lead financial officer in Wales first Private Placement of £35m with The Pensions Insurance Corporation on behalf of Gwalia completed October 2013. In May 2014 he made a presentation to The Innovative Funding Conference on his experience undertaking the Private Finance Placement. Alongside the Private Placement in 2013, Paul refinanced over £100 million of Gwalia’s Loan facilities to resolve a gearing restriction, while also participating in the M&G Bond issue.
Paul will bring 40 plus years of finance experience with expertise in Private Funding to Bro Myrddin Board.
Delyth Evans MBE
Delyth was elected as a full member to the Board of Management in August 2019.
Delyth has 36 years governance experience with various organisations and held senior positions within Policing Governance between 1999-2012. She was chair of Dyfed Powys Police Authority for three years and between 2009-11 was chair of Police Authorities Wales and a non-executive director of the Association of Police Authorities where strategic decisions were made and implemented across England and Wales.
Delyth’s career spans 40 years with experience in Building Society and Housing Association management. As Director of Development for a housing association she was responsible for the delivery of several large projects. After she left in 1995 to run her own successful retail business she returned as a board member for 9 years, with two as chair.
Delyth brings extensive governance experience to Bro Myrddin Board and has been involved at a senior level with stakeholders in England and Wales. She was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2011 for services to the community in West Wales.
Sue was elected as a full member to the Board of Management in August 2020. Sue previously sat on the Association’s Board as a non-voting member representative by Carmarthenshire County Council.
Sue is retired from the NHS and has had over twenty five years of experience of working in the Health Sector within University Hospitals and the Private Sector both in the UK and Middle East. Sue has studied Materials Science, Information Systems and Management to BSc. (Hons.) level and undertaken research projects.
She has represented the Ward of Whitland as a County Councillor since 2008 and has an understanding of many of the strategic policy decisions that impact upon outside organisations and people.
Venerable Randolph Thomas
Randolph was elected as a full member to the Board of Management in August 2023.
Randolph was formerly Archdeacon of Brecon and has held senior positions within the Church in Wales. He has extensive experience in the third sector and public bodies in Wales. He co-founded Cartrefi Cymru in 1989 with Pete Tyndale and Gerry Evans and two parents with children who had learning disabilities. He was Chair of Gwalia Housing group in the late 1990’s. He has served as NED on Hywel Dda Health Board. He also served as a governor of Christ College Brecon. For twelve years he served as a magistrate on the Dinefwr Bench. He has been the Chair of Council of the University of Wales Trinity St.David since 2014 and University of Wales since 2017 and will retire from those positions in August 2023. He has extensive skills in a number of areas including Finance, Governance, Social and Community regeneration having established Family Centres in Llanelli, Carmarthen and Brecon. He was also Chair of Safeguarding for the Church in Wales.
Jo was co-opted onto the Board of Management in October 2023.
After graduating in Medicine from the University of Birmingham in 1989, she trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, qualifying as a specialist in 2003. She worked as a hospital consultant specialising in Community Gynaecology and Sexual Healthcare in Swansea and Carmarthen until her retirement in 2023.
Jo brings a wealth of experience in leadership and governance. During her career Jo held numerous service leadership roles, was a council member for Wales on the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and a member of the Clinical Advisory Group for the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.
Jo’s passion also lies in the Community, having served our communities throughout her career, Jo understands the many challenges people face and the difference good quality and affordable homes and services can make to peoples lives.